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Society and seasonal eating

Hopefully if you are reading this blog post you have already read my two other posts, why seasonal cuisine? And What is Seasonal Eating? To recap, I spent some time in the previous articles highlighting why it is beneficial to switch to this type of cuisine. The main take-a-ways here are flavor, higher nutritional content …

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why seasonal cuisine?

It’s Art A question I often get asked is what is your favorite kind of food to make? Or what is your cuisine? I think that these questions are kind of funny. Do we ask painters what is their favorite color? Musician what is there favorite note? No, because we understand that a painter needs …

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What is Seasonal Eating?

Seasonal Eating is not at all a new concept, it is the way we have been eating since the beginning of time. It is the way most still eat all over the world. And yet, in our modern American society seasonal eating is seen as a luxury. Since the birth of the supermarket our natural …

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Chorizo with Mussels and Clams

Chorizo with mussels and clams

Do you love seafood? I know I do, especially during the summer! This is one of my favorite recipes, usually enjoyed with fresh bread or pasta with a touch of olive oil. This recipe itself is simple but I would warn you that cleaning out the seafood does take some time. Before attempting the recipe …

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Seared Fennel and Tomatoes

Seared Fennel & Tomatoes

A traditional dish from Spain that combines the sweet almost licorice flavor of fennel paired with the tangy acidity from fresh tomatoes serves as a unique and robust side dish.  I usually use this as a side for fatty white fish, or pork. It tastes amazing with a baguette, or cous cous. Ingredients Preparation

Summer Endings

end of summer

Ahh summer, we leave our homes, hopefully get a tan, drink some water and spend needed time outside just being. Naturally, enjoying seasonal fruits and veggies like corn, berries and tomato is an essential part of summer time that most of us don’t do enough of during the rest of the year Then, September comes …

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Frozen Lemonade

Frozen Lemonade

Today we have a fun easy summer dessert, frozen lemonade. An easy to make ahead treat perfectly refreshing for the summer time! Ingredients 2 cups of sugar 2 cups of water 14 lemons, zested and juiced ( if using lemon concentrate follow directions on package) 1 tsp kosher salt OPTIONAL 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream …

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Farmer’s Market

Farmers Market

I have some exciting news! You will be able to find me and purchase prepared meals at the Shrewsbury Farmer’s Market, this summer! I will be there July 7 and 21, 2021 – August 4 and 18, 2021 and for the entire month of September! I am so excited and can’t wait to see faces …

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Pesto Pasta

Quick Pesto

Are you sick of basic pasta salad. I am, and after this weekend and seeing all these boring photos and recipes for pasta salad I feel guilty for not telling you all about this sooner. As you know herbs are thriving right now. Most are in season and you can find some delicious basil, parsley …

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Asparagus

Eggs and Asparagus

Let’s talk about asparagus. The star of spring it is one of the first vegetables to be harvested in the spring and has found its way from cocktail parties to fine dinning. Asparagus is high in Vitamin B, loaded with minerals and provides a much needed boost to the body after a long winter indoors. …

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Food Rut, La Cura

Food Rut, La Cura

Let’s get into it. So over the past few weeks I have been talking to a lot of different people on zooms, and social media who have been saying ” I am in a food rut, do you have any recommendations?” A rut is pattern or behavior repeated so often that it has become unproductive. …

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